Faisal Mahmud

Faisal Mahmud

Bangladesh

Bangladesh student killing: Thousands protest demanding justice

Alleged killing of an undergraduate student by ruling party activists for his Facebook posts sparks protests.

Bangladesh student killing: Thousands protest demanding justice

Bangladesh

In Pictures: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh two years on

Sunday marks two years since the mass exodus of Rohingya to Bangladesh after Myanmar's military campaign against them.

In Pictures: Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh two years on

Bangladesh

Empty buses in Bangladesh as no Rohingya turn up for repatriation

Fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar fails amid demands of safety and full citizenship.

Empty buses in Bangladesh as no Rohingya turn up for repatriation

Dengue

Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak?

Poor urban planning, government mismanagement and resilience of some viral strands lead to the worst-ever outbreak.

Why is Bangladesh grappling with a record dengue fever outbreak?

Asia

Spate of lynchings over child abduction rumours jolts Bangladesh

At least 8 killed by mob in past 2 weeks over false rumours that children were sacrificed in building of a bridge.

Spate of lynchings over child abduction rumours jolts Bangladesh

Asia

Row erupts over antibiotics discovery in Bangladesh packaged milk

Dhaka University research team conducts two separate tests within a month to find antibiotics in five major milk brands.

Row erupts over antibiotics discovery in Bangladesh packaged milk

Asia

Fears of another inferno at Bangladesh's busy Iftar Bazar

Months after deadly Chawk Bazar blaze, worries of another fire loom over Dhaka's oldest and largest Ramadan market.

Fears of another inferno at Bangladesh's busy Iftar Bazar

Asia

Long wait for families of Bangladesh forced disappearance victims

As more than 500 people 'disappear' in the country since 2009, a group in Dhaka seeks answers from the government.

Long wait for families of Bangladesh forced disappearance victims

Press Freedom

Bangladesh blocks news websites in press freedom gag

At least two sites shut down in a month with no reason given by authorities.

Bangladesh blocks news websites in press freedom gag

Asia

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

Three arrests in a week once again raise fears of crackdown on freedom of expression in the country and draw criticism.

Free speech concerns in Bangladesh as writers, activist arrested

Bangladesh

Bangladesh police: Two 'militants' blow themselves up during raid

Bangladesh police say they have recovered a large amount of improvised explosive device from the hideout in Dhaka.

Bangladesh police: Two 'militants' blow themselves up during raid

Bangladesh

Bangladesh fire: Dhaka residents look for missing people

People rushed to the scene and the hospital as at least 70 killed in blaze that ripped through the residential area.

Bangladesh fire: Dhaka residents look for missing people